On the grounds of Misselthwaite, her Uncle Archibald’s estate near the Yorkshire moors, nine-year-old Mary Lennox finds a walled-in English garden that has been locked securely for years. With the help of Dickon Sowerby, a young local boy who can charm animals, Mary cultivates the garden, an experience that both improves her health and raises her spirits. Ultimately, this sanctuary proves beneficial not only to Mary but also to her sickly cousin Colin, whom her estranged uncle has locked away in solitude following the death of his beloved wife, Colin’s mother. Nurtured with love and tenderness, the secret garden proves it has the power to heal the heart. First published in 1911, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is a much-loved classic of children’s literature. This illustrated edition, with full-color plates by Charles Robinson, features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilded edging, and decorative endpapers. Decorative, durable, and collectible, it’s a book that will be cherished by readers of all ages.
By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Bonded Leather Binding: 304 pages
Barnes & Noble: Published 2015